Kiwis win two more medals overnight at the Commonwealth Games 2022

Publish Date
Wednesday, 3 August 2022, 9:03AM

New Zealand's lawn bowls contingent have won their first medal, claiming bronze in the women's fours.

The New Zealand squad of Selina Goddard, Nicole Toomey, Tayla Bruce and Val Smith beat Fiji 17-6 in the bronze medal match, coming back from an early 4-0 deficit after three ends and a tight 7-6 lead after eight ends to reel off 10 straight points and secure victory.

The Kiwi quartet had qualified top of their pool with two wins and a draw, and beat Botswana 17-13 to move into the semifinals, where they lost 16-13 to India, before impressing in their final match to take bronze.

While Commonwealth Games debutant Imogen Ayris has claimed a shock bronze in the women's pole vault, edging compatriot and training partner Olivia McTaggart for a place on the podium.

Congratulations to all our athletes!

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